Delaware Senator Gary Simpson [R]

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DEHB130IntroThis bill makes the lodging tax apply to all hotels, motels, tourist homes, and short-term rentals.
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2017-04-13
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
DEHCR18IntroThis Resolution recognizes the week of April 3-8, 2017 as Auctioneers Week in the State of Delaware, acknowledging the great economic impact and rich history auctioneers have on the State.
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2017-04-06
Introduced in House
DESCR15EngrossThis resolution designates April 6, 2017 as National Tartan Day and commemorates the outstanding achievements and contributions made by Scottish-Americans to the United States.
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2017-04-05
Introduced in Senate
DESB60IntroCivil forfeiture laws represent one of the most serious assaults on private property rights in the nation today. Under civil forfeiture, police and prosecutors can seize your car or other property, sell it and use the proceeds to fund agency budgetso...
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2017-04-05
To Senate Judicial & Community Affairs Committee
DEHB122IntroThis bill provides greater protection to correctional officers and other state employees who are assaulted in detention facilities by prohibiting assaults committed with a reckless state of mind.
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2017-04-04
[Hearing: Apr 26 @ 3:00 pm]
To House Corrections Committee
DEHB99IntroThis bill would require that a resident 65 years of age or older claiming a tax credit against school taxes must be a resident of the state for at least 10 years before qualifying for such credit. The current requirement is only for 3-year residency....
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2017-03-30
[Hearing: Apr 26 @ 2:30 pm]
To House Education Committee
DESJR1PassThis Joint Resolution opposes the cost allocation of the Artificial Island Transmission Project as unfair and unduly burdensome to the ratepayers of Delaware and urges PJM to join with Delaware in contesting the cost allocation in the proceedings pen...
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2017-03-30
Introduced in Senate
DEHB98IntroThis Act establishes the ability to grant a waiver for participation in interscholastic sports when a child exercises the right for choice from one school to another school of choice provided the standards for the waiver are met. In addition, this Ac...
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2017-03-28
[Hearing: Apr 26 @ 2:30 pm]
To House Education Committee
DESCR12EngrossThis Concurrent Resolution provides for a Joint Session of the Senate and the House of Representatives to be convened for the purpose of hearing an address by the Honorable John C. Carney, Jr., Governor of the State of Delaware.
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2017-03-28
Introduced in Senate
DESCR14EngrossThis Resolution honors Dr. Vincent G. Lobo of Harrington and Bethany Beach for his long and distinguished career as a doctor of optometry, doctor of osteopathic medicine, and public-spirited citizen, and congratulates him upon his receipt of a presti...
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2017-03-28
Introduced in Senate
DEHB97IntroThis Bill modifies the impact of criminal history on an applicant's eligibility for licensure. It gives the Board discretion to grant waivers for a felony convictions for crimes committed against a person where more than 3 years have elapsed, and...
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2017-03-28
To House Corrections Committee
DESB43IntroThis Act regulates the practice of art therapy, amending 24 Del. C. ยง30 by adding Subchapter V. Professional Art Therapists, administered under the Delaware Board of Mental Health and Chemical Dependency Professionals. The Art Therapy Practice Act w...
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2017-03-23
To Senate Elections & Government Affairs Committee
DESB37IntroThis Act is the first leg of a constitutional amendment that would require the same super-majority vote to amend a provision that results in the act's expiration on a certain date, also known as a "sunset" provision, as was required to ...
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2017-03-21
To Senate Executive Committee
DESB36EngrossThis Act more effectively and efficiently clarifies the enforcement authority of the Department of Agriculture regarding livestock at large. The offenses will now be civil penalties rather than criminal fines, expenses for impoundment will be reimbur...
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2017-03-21
[Hearing: Apr 26 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Agriculture Committee
DESB25EnrollThis Act is the second leg of a Constitutional amendment to lengthen the time period during which the Governor must appoint a judicial officer following the occurrence of a vacancy, thereby giving the Governor and State Senate more flexibility in the...
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2017-03-16
To Senate Executive Committee
DESB31EnrollThis bill allows a hunter to use a handgun in lieu of a shotgun on farms permitted by DNREC through their Deer depredation programs to reduce agricultural crop damage.
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2017-03-16
To Senate Environmental, Natural Resources & Energy Committee
DESB1IntroIn every December in the years 2010 through 2015, the Code Revisors provided the General Assembly with a list of potential technical corrections they identified as they revised the Delaware Code to reflect legislation enacted that year. While technic...
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2017-03-16
To Senate Executive Committee
DESR7EngrossRelating To The Roll Of The Members Of The Senate.
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2017-03-15
Introduced in Senate
DEHB62EngrossThis Act amends the City of Harrington Charter to impose term limits on Mayor (2 terms) and Council Members (3 terms).
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2017-03-09
To House Administration Committee
DEHB65IntroIn many circumstances persons who owe child support have received monetary awards in the form of a court settlement, verdict, judgment, or under a workers compensation award. This Bill requires a prevailing litigant to advise his attorney or insuranc...
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2017-03-09
To House Health & Human Development Committee
DEHB66EnrollSection 1 of this Act provides that the statute of limitations period for a substantial underpayment of a license fee or gross receipts tax will commence at the end of the period for which the license is issued, in order to parallel the normal limita...
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2017-03-09
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
DEHB56EngrossThis Act is the second leg of a constitutional amendment that would add the Chief Magistrate to the Court on the Judiciary. Like all judges within the state, the judges of the Justice of the Peace Court are subject to the jurisdiction of the Court on...
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2017-01-26
To House Judiciary Committee
DESCR4EngrossDesignating February 6, 2017 as "Ronald Reagan Day" in Delaware
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2017-01-26
Introduced in Senate
DESB21EnrollThis bill vests the authority for regulating seed in Delaware with the Delaware Department of Agriculture and repeals any inconsistent act or parts of acts.
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2017-01-26
[Hearing: Apr 26 @ 3:00 pm]
To Senate Agriculture Committee
DEHB47EngrossThis bill removes the notary requirement for requests for absentee ballots. Delaware is the only state that requires a notary to authorize a voter's affidavit for an absentee ballot. In some cases, the potential voter may have to pay for the nota...
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2017-01-24
To House Administration Committee
DESB20IntroThis Act is the second leg of a constitutional amendment that will limit the ability of the State to appropriate Transportation Trust Fund moneys to a purpose other than (1) capital expenditures on the public transportation system, including the road...
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2017-01-24
To Senate Transportation Committee
DESB18IntroThis Act requires public schools to begin their school year after Labor Day. There have been many economic impact reports done that show a positive impact from starting public schools after Labor Day. A report by the Virginia Hospitality and Travel A...
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2017-01-24
To Senate Education Committee
DESB14IntroThis Act eliminates the Delaware Compensation Commission in its entirety and makes necessary changes to the Delaware Code as a result.
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2017-01-18
To Senate Executive Committee
DEHCR1EngrossThis resolution designates the week of February 18-25, 2017 as FFA Week in Delaware.
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2017-01-17
Introduced in House
DESB12PassThis Act explicitly allows ground effect lighting equipment on motorcycles. This extra lighting would increase motorcycle safety by enhancing their visibility.
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2017-01-12
To Senate Transportation Committee
DESB13PassThis Act continues the reforms enacted over the past 4 years by restructuring Chapter 11 of Title 12, and adopting in substance many provisions from the 2016 Revised Uniform Unclaimed Property Act promulgated by the Uniform Law Commission. In additio...
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2017-01-12
To Senate Banking, Business & Insurance Committee
DEHB30IntroThis Act conforms Delawares deadlines for filing certain information returns to those established in the Internal Revenue Code. In an effort to combat identity theft and taxpayer fraud, federal filing dates were recently changed. For example, startin...
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2017-01-11
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
DEHJR2PassThis joint resolution rejects the report of the Delaware Compensation Commission in its entirety.
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2017-01-11
To House Administration Committee
DESR5EngrossAppointing The Committee To Notify The Governor That The Senate Is Organized.
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2017-01-10
Introduced in Senate
DESR4EngrossRelating To The Office Of The Secretary Of The Senate.
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2017-01-10
Introduced in Senate
DESR6EngrossAppointing A Committee To Notify The House Of Representatives That The Senate Is Organized.
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2017-01-10
Introduced in Senate
DESR1EngrossRelating To The Roll Of The Members Of The Senate.
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2017-01-10
Introduced in Senate
DEHB15EnrollThis bill creates a requirement that all public high schools, including charter schools, shall offer at least one computer science course at the high school level by the 2020-2021 school year. Also, this bill creates a requirement that, by the 2018-2...
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2017-01-05
To House Education Committee
DEHB16IntroThis bill will sunset the Delaware Estate Tax on December 31, 2017.
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2016-12-15
To House Revenue & Finance Committee
DEHB14IntroUnder current Delaware law, every adult operating or riding a motorcycle is required to have a helmet in his or her possession while operating or riding a motorcycle and every person up to 19 years of age must wear a helmet. This Act requires that ev...
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2016-12-15
To House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee
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